Viewing Entry - Airborne (E16075) by Radcliffe, Robert
Playing time for epub/audio formats : 11 hours
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War stories. World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction. Historical fiction. Prisoners of war -- Fiction. Parachute troops -- Fiction.
17 September 1944. The Allies have launched the largest airborne offensive in history, delivering 36,000 troops by parachute and glider to the Dutch-German Border. In what will become known as the Battle of Arnhem, half of them will fall as casualties of war. Among their number is Theo Trickey, a young paratrooper so dreadfully injured he is not expected to survive. Under the care of Medical Officer Captain Daniel Garland, Trickey is shipped to Germany as a Prisoner of War. As Garland slowly nurses him back to health, he discovers that there's much that is unusual about Trickey, starting with a chance meeting he had with Erwin Rommel before the War...